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Sand resources on the Inner Continental Shelf of the Cape Fear region, North Carolina

by Edward P. Meisburger

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Published by Coastal Engineering Research Center in Fort Belvoir, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Edward P. Meisburger
SeriesMiscellaneous report - Coastal Engineering Research Center -- no. 77-11, Miscellaneous report (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) -- no. 77-11.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24359260M
OCLC/WorldCa3615206

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Sand resources on the Inner Continental Shelf of the Cape Fear region, North Carolina by Edward P. Meisburger Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A National Outer Continental Shelf Sand / Sediment Inventory Lora Turner & Alexa Ramirez February 7, Restoring and Protecting Our Nation’s Coasts through Stewardship of OCS Resources. The continental shelf off Cape Hatteras is unique in that it is the site of confluence of shelf water masses flowing southward from the MAB and northward from the SAB (e.g., Pietrafesa et al., ; Churchill and Berger, ).

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Barnhardt, Brian D. Andrews, Seth D. Ackerman, Wayne E. Baldwin, and Christopher J. Hein Abstract The geologic framework of the Massachusetts inner continental shelf between Cape Ann.Sand and Clay, Fire and Water: The Story of the Sandhills/Piedmont Area.

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